Opportunity House Core Values Champion: Tatiana

Tatiana Core Values Champion

Thank you Tatiana for being a Core Value champion. We appreciate all you doing at the Second Street Learning Center.

Name: Tatiana

Title:  Director of the Second Street Learning Center

Core Value Demonstrated: #5 We are willing to figure things out.

Living our core values: Tatiana always puts the best interest of the children and their families at the forefront of all that she does. She is always willing to adjust her schedule to meet the needs of the learning center. She works with her team and other departments to provide the highest level of care to our students.


More About Opportunity House

Empowering Lives through Opportunity House in Reading, PA

Imagine a place that has been a lifeline for the homeless since 1984, providing not just a roof, but a path to a better future. That place is Opportunity House, located right here in Reading, PA. From emergency shelter to permanent residence solutions in Berks County, Opportunity House stands as a beacon of hope, making a real difference in our community.

A Haven for All

At Opportunity House, nobody is left behind. Men, women, children, families, and veterans all find a safe haven within our walls. Our care knows no boundaries, and we’re here to offer support and warmth to anyone who needs it.

Nurturing Futures through Learning

Education is a powerful tool for shaping the future. That’s why we’re proud of our Keystone 4 Star early learning programs. These programs are designed for children as young as 6 weeks and as old as 13 years, ensuring they have a solid foundation for success. We go beyond the classroom with after-school care, exciting summer camps, and crucial social-emotional support, helping children grow not just academically, but as well-rounded individuals.

Champions of Sustainability

Caring for our community also means caring for the planet. Our Reuse and Recycle initiative is a testament to that commitment. By diverting over 1,000,000 pounds of waste from landfills, we’re taking steps towards a greener future. We believe that every small effort counts and contributes to making the world a better place.

Discover OppShop: Your Thrift Destination

Looking for a way to support a good cause while finding treasures for yourself? Look no further than OppShop, located at 3045 N. 5th Street Highway in Muhlenberg. This thrift store offers a variety of gently-used clothing, furniture, housewares, bakeware, and more. The best part? Every purchase you make at OppShop directly supports our mission of helping the homeless and making a positive impact.

Shopping with a Purpose

Your purchases at OppShop do more than just bring home some great finds. They directly fund programs that aid the homeless, including homeless veterans right here in Berks County. It’s a way to shop with a purpose, knowing that your choices are making a real difference in our community.

Together, We Make Change

Opportunity House isn’t just a place; it’s a community of people dedicated to changing lives and creating a better future. By supporting Opportunity House, you become a part of this journey. We’re weaving a tapestry of compassion and hope in our community, one life at a time.

So, let’s join hands with Opportunity House and be a force for good. Let’s empower lives, shape futures, and build a stronger, more compassionate community together.


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